Political Profiles
  • June 15, 2016

    Warren Petersen - Candidate for LD 12 Senate

    Warren Petersen was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. He is the chairman of the Commerce committee and also serves on the Appropriations Committee and the Government and Higher Education Committee...

  • June 20, 2016

    Andy Tobin - Candidate for Corporation Commission

    From Speaker of the Arizona House to Corporation Commissioner and much more. Andy Tobin has dedicated much of his life to helping Arizona and now he's looking to continue doing so in his current bid for re-election. Watch our interview with him as he discusses the role of the Arizona Corporation Commission, his passion for Arizona's economy, and what he see's the biggest issues for Arizona are.

  • June 24, 2016

    Maria Syms - Candidate for LD 28 House

    Maria Syms is a 14-year resident of LD 28, mother of three, Assistant Attorney General, Paradise Valley Town Councilwoman, former Assistant United States Attorney, and hard working advocate for opportunities that will make Arizona a leader in job growth, quality education, government efficiency and security for our families now and in the future. Watch our interview to hear about her journey from Assistant Attorney General, PV Council to candidate for LD 28 House

  • June 27, 2016

    Justin Olson - Congressional Candidate District 5

    Smaller government, less spending, and lower taxes are three platforms that Justin Olson has focused on since he first ran for the State Legislature 5 years ago. Since then he has served in the House of Representatives for LD 25 as well as Federalism and Fiscal Responsibility (Chair), Appropriations (Vice-Chair), and the Ways and Means Committees. Now he is running for Congress in District 5. Watch our full interview to hear about his campaign, his time in office, and his plans for Arizona's future.

  • June 30, 2016

    Rick Gray - Candidate for Corporation Commission

    After serving in the Arizona House of Representative for 3 terms, Rick Gray has now set his sights on the Corporation Commission...

  • July 05, 2016

    Paul Boyer - Candidate LD 20 House

    Paul Boyer is a state representative in legislative district 20, which includes much of Glendale and North Phoenix. He is the Chairman of the House Education Committee and is a member of the House Health, and House County and Municipal Affairs Committees. He also teaches 10th Grade Humane Letters part-time at Veritas Preparatory Academy, which consists of Modern European history and literature...

  • July 13, 2016

    Paul Mosley - Candidate LD5 House

    "I always say that there are three reasons a Republican is born to lower taxes, shrink the size of government and keep the free market free. I'll do everything in my power to listen, work with others and get good legislation accomplished and stop bad legislation that don't align with my principals, values and that of my constituents." Read more from Paul Mosley in his 2016 Candidate Questionnaire response...

  • July 18, 2016

    Matt Morales - Candidate for LD 28 House

    "I believe that a free market is the key to achieving many of the goals we as a state have set before us and that government regulation stands between small business and success. Having watched governments create mountains of obstacles that keep innovators from achieving their dreams I struggled to support those businesses through the chaos." Learn more about Matt Morales and his race for LD 28 House in this week's latest addition to our Political Profiles section...

  • July 26, 2016

    Andy Biggs - Congressional Candidate District 5

    Senator Andy Biggs is an Arizona native running for Congress in CD5. He has lived in Gilbert with his family for the past 30 years and is married to Cindy and they are the proud parents of six children and proud grandparents of four grandchildren. He is a retired attorney and is licensed to practice in Arizona, Washington, and New Mexico.

  • August 01, 2016

    Mark Finchem - Candidate for LD 11 House

    Born in Detroit, Michigan as a youngster Mark and his family lived in several mid-west cities including Kalamazoo, Michigan where he graduated from high school and attended Western Michigan University. He joined the Kalamazoo Fire Department as a Firefighter Paramedic in 1978, later cross-trained as a Police Officer, Mark was 2nd in his Police Academy class and earned an Associates Degree in Criminal Justice with Honors. Mark retired from the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety in January 1999 after 21 years of service...

  • August 02, 2016

    Sonny Borrelli - Candidate for LD 5 Senate

    Sonny Borrelli was elected to the Arizona House of Representatives in 2012. He is the Vice-Chairman of the Transportation committee and also serves on the Government Committee and the Public Safety, Military and Regulatory Affairs Committee.

  • August 08, 2016

    Mary Hamway - Candidate for LD 28 House

    Republican LD 28 House candidate Mary Hamway is a current Councilwoman and former Vice Mayor for the Town of Paradise Valley. 

At the end of her term (December of 2016), Mary will have served 10 years on the Paradise Valley Town Council...

  • August 11, 2016

    Bob Thorpe - Candidate for LD 6 House

    State Representative Bob Thorpe has served in the AZ House since 2013 where he currently is the Chairman of the Government and Higher Education Committees, and also sits on the Education, Federalism and Rules Committees. Bob has received numerous awards and recognitions including the most recent ACCCC's Arizona Community Colleges 2016 Legislators of the Year.

  • August 24, 2016

    Kevin Payne - Candidate for LD 21 House

    Kevin Payne is a candidate for Arizona House in District 21. He is a conservative Republican, US NAVY Veteran of 8 years (honorably discharged), small Business owner, as well as serving as Chairman Republican Legislative District 21...